We found 7 neurologists who accept Coventry near Akron, OH.

Dr. Bruce Howard Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Bruce Cohen specializes in pediatric neurology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and The Neurological Institute of New York for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cohen include: Best Doctors Best Doctor; Best Doctor Best Doctor Best Doctor; and Best Doctor U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Cohen is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurology
13 W Exchange Street
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Cynthia Bamford's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Bamford's areas of expertise include the following: migraine, lumbar puncture, and chronic headache. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Before completing her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Bamford attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors. Dr. Bamford is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Dr. Susan K Kerins, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Susan Klein is a pediatric neurologist in Akron, OH. Dr. Klein is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Dr. Klein attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Lucyna Z Zawadzki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Lucyna Zawadzki practices pediatric neurology in Akron, OH. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Beaumont Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Zawadzki is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Dr. Chinasa C Nwankwo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
215 W Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Chinasa Nwankwo practices pediatric neurology and neurophysiology in Akron, OH. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital for residency. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nwankwo takes.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy, Medication

Dr. Vivek Veluchamy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 4400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Vivek Veluchamy specializes in pediatric neurology and practices in Akron, OH. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Bangalore University and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and a graduate of Toledo Children's Hospital's residency program. Dr. Veluchamy has received professional recognition including the following: U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Veluchamy is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Abdalla A Abdalla, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Abdalla Abdalla's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Neurology?

Neurology is the study of the brain and nervous system, including the spinal cord and nerves. Disorders of the nervous system can affect many parts of the body, and a neurological exam must be quite thorough. A neurologist examining a new patient will check for any issues with:

  • motor skills (the way your brain and muscles work together)
  • sensory skills (sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell)
  • nerve function
  • coordination and balance
  • changes in mood or behavior

A neurologist can order different kinds of tests to check the function of the brain and nerves. These tests may include a head CT scan (a type of 3-dimensional x-ray), an electroencephalogram (which measures the electrical impulses inside the brain), an MRI (a detailed image of the brain or spinal cord), or electromyography (which uses electricity to test nerve function). The results of the exam and the tests help neurologists diagnose and form treatment plans for disorders like multiple sclerosis, tremors, stroke, and migraine headaches.

Some neurological problems, such as certain brain tumors, may require surgical treatment. Since neurologists do not perform surgery, they will refer patients who need operations to a surgical subspecialist, such as a neurosurgeon. Beyond surgery, a neurologist might recommend any of the following treatments:

  • medication (such as interferon for MS or topiramate for migraines)
  • laser therapy (class IV laser treatment is sometimes used to alleviate peripheral neuropathy pain)
  • physical therapy (stretches and exercises can increase balance and range of motion, helping patients to move more easily and with less pain)

Therapies such as these can improve quality of life for patients dealing with neurological disorders. Neurologists help their patients sense and interact with the world at their very best.

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